People from both left and right have lost faith in the political elite and the media
Protesters are driven by two factors – cultural insecurity which is driven by mass migration and social insecurity which is driven by the soaring cost of living. He notes that when these two factors blend, a “rebellion” is inevitable.
“Immigration has become an increasingly unbearable problem in recent years and people know that more people are coming. In addition, social tension is growing as rich people are richer and the poor are poorer,”
The movement is unlike any other because it unites people with shared grievances from both sides of the political spectrum.
“It was launched from the bottom, completely independent of the parties and trade unions, and it can not be categorized either clearly right or left,”
“What they see on TV or in the newspapers is completely different from what they experience in their daily lives,”